Magd

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German magad from Proto-Germanic *magaþs, from Proto-Indo-European *magh(u)- ‎(young person). Near cognates include Dutch meid, maagd and Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌲𐌰𐌸𐍃 ‎(magaþs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maːkt/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /maːxt/ (northern and central Germany; chiefly colloquial)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːkt
  • Homophone: Markt (nonstandard)

Noun[edit]

Magd f ‎(genitive Magd, plural Mägde, diminutive Mägdlein n or Mägdchen n)

  1. maid; female servant, especially on a farm
  2. (archaic) girl; virgin; young woman

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External links[edit]

  • Magd in Duden online